Latest Covid Travel Advice

Last updated 14 July 2021

Travel to the Magaret River Region is subject to WA’s controlled border arrangement, based on public health advice.

Travel is permitted into and around WA from interstate and New Zealand, depending on where travellers have come from and who they’ve had contact with in the 14 days prior to travel. They are also subject to conditions, including completing a G2G PASS declaration prior to entry.

Find out more about WA’s controlled interstate border here.

The following advice remains in place by the State Government:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or hand sanitiser.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or use your inner elbow.
  • Interstate travellers are now permitted to enter WA, subject to meeting strict conditions. More information is available at COVID-19 coronavirus: Controlled interstate border.
  • All people arriving into WA from overseas are subject to the Commonwealth Government’s mandatory quarantine period of 14 days in a State Quarantine Facility (hotel quarantine) at their own expense.
  • Download the COVIDSafe app here

Businesses in the region are now adopting measures to be able to welcome you back by adapting their operations where possible within the phase 4 guidelines. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please contact the business directly or for more information about visiting the region get in touch with a local expert via [email protected] / (08) 9780 5911.

International travellers who wish to return home are being advised to contact their Embassy or Consulate immediately to assist with repatriation options. 

Further Information Sources

Please consult the links below a list of up-to-date, fact-based information sources.

WA Department of Health Australian Government Department of Health World Health Organisation

Bushfire Information

The Margaret River Region is currently unaffected by bushfires.

Bushfires can occur in Australia in the hotter months (from November – February). Stay up to date ahead of travel with these tips.

Information before you travel:

  • Check the latest bushfire warnings and updates to any areas you plan to travel at the Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES) – the government department that is responsible for fire and emergency services in Western Australia – via dfes.wa.gov.au and www.emergency.wa.gov.au
  • If you plan to travel or stay near bushland, please be aware of potential risks that may occur during the bushfire season. Refer to the Bushfire Travellers’ Checklist from the DFES.
  • If travelling by road in Western Australia, please visit mainroads.wa.gov.au and click though to road closure information.
  • For travel in the rest of Australia, please visit the Australian Government’s Bureau of Meteorology – provides overall weather updates for all parts of Australia, including the latest fire warnings bom.gov.au.
  • You can also check up-to-date news through: Bushfire Information Hotline – call 1300 362 361